PROTECT™ Educational Initiative Partners


American Academy of Family Physicians

The American Academy of Family Physicians is one of the largest national medical organizations, representing more than 97,600 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students nationwide. Founded in 1947, its mission has been to preserve and promote the science and art of Family Medicine and to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages.


American Osteopathic Association

Representing more than 70,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) around the world, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) serves as the professional family for all DOs and osteopathic medical students. In addition to serving as the primary certifying body for DOs, the AOA is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities.


CECity.com, Inc

CECity, the leading provider of online CME, QI, and Outcomes platforms and services, is committed to the development of technologies designed to support health care professionals in their pursuit of lifetime learning and CME/CE stakeholders in their quest for quality and outcomes.


Central Nebraska Area Health Education Center (CN-AHEC)

Since 2001, Nebraska Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) have had over 74,000 contacts with students in grades kindergarten through college. Classroom presentations, career fairs, job shadowing programs, health career materials these are just a few of the ways the Nebraska AHECs are recruiting students to health careers in Nebraska.


CE Outcomes, LLC

CE Outcomes, LLC is a full service assessment company dedicated to providing high quality, objective measurement for a variety of organizations in the health care industry. We provide assessments that produce meaningful data based on valid, scientific methodologies with the overall goal of improving patient health outcomes.


The France Foundation

Since its inception in 1999, The France Foundation has been on the forefront of the planning, development, and implementation of multidisciplinary accredited education. It specializes in curriculum-based education aimed at providing learners with the opportunity to improve their performance as health care providers through a series of educational interactions in a variety of formats.


National Committee for Quality Assurance

The National Committee for Quality Assurance is a private, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Since its founding in 1990, NCQA has been a central figure in driving improvement throughout the health care system, helping to elevate the issue of health care quality to the top of the national agenda.


Oklahoma Area Health Education Center (OKAHEC)

The Oklahoma Area Health Education Center (OKAHEC) is a community-state-federal partnership established in 1984 at OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, which coordinates the statewide network. The four Area Health Education Centers facilitate a regional approach to multidisciplinary and community-based health professional recruitment, education, and training. OKAHEC coordinates its program goals with state health agencies, health professional training programs, practitioners, educational institutions, community leaders, and many others to complete "The OKAHEC Path".


South Texas Area Health Education Center

The South Texas Area Health Education Center serves as the Program Office that provides administrative, fiscal, and programmatic oversight to five regional Centers. The five regional Centers are:

  • Lower Rio Grande Valley AHEC (LRGV) located in Harlingen
  • Mid Rio Grande Border AHEC located in Laredo
  • South Central AHEC located in San Antonio
  • South Coastal AHEC located in Corpus Christi
  • Southwest Border AHEC located in Eagle Pass


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education

As Nebraska's only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving the state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.


University of Nebraska College of Medicine

As Nebraska's only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.